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A lab-designed hormone could unlock mysteries harbored by plants.
By developing a synthetic version of the plant hormone auxin and an engineered receptor to recognize it, University of Washington biology...Read more
Think of them as extra-large parasites.
A small group of fishes — possibly the world’s cleverest carnivorous grazers — feeds on the scales of other fish in the tropics. The different...Read more
The Cabernard Lab was recently awarded a prestigious, 5-year $1.5M R01 grant from the National Institute of Health (NIH). This new grant, "Cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying the formation...Read more
Julia K. Parrish, Professor of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences and Biology, comments on "Can These Seabirds Adapt Fast Enough to Survive a Melting Arctic?" in Audubon. The article discusses George...Read more
Emily Grason, graduate of UW Biology's Ph.D. program, and Crab Team volunteers are on a mission to protect the Salish Sea from one of the world’s worst invasive species. She...Read more
Four-Year College & University Section Research in Biology Education Award: Mary Pat Wenderoth
"Recognizing innovation in research that furthers our understanding of undergraduate biology teaching, this award is given to...Read more